Canada, India Register Impressive Victories At Kabaddi World Cup

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Canada outshines New Zealand by 62-31 points and India thrashes Afghanistan 72-24 in the men’s matches. In the women’s matches – USA beat Turkmenistan 44-27 and India crushed Denmark 60-17.

CHANDIGARH – Four league matches were played at the War Hero Stadium of Sangrur in which Canada and India registered impressive victories over their opponents in the men’s category.

Canada outclassed New Zealand by 62-31 points.

Two women league matches were also played in which India crushed Denmark by 60—17 points and USA registered victory over Turkmenistan by a margin of 44-27 points.

Sukhbir Singh Badal, Deputy Chief Minister Punjab came down to see the matches as a Chief Guest whereas Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Member Parliament formally inaugurate the first match of the day by having introduction with the teams of Canada and New Zealand.

The first match was played between the teams of Canada and New Zealand in which Canada defeated New Zealand by 62-31 points. At the end of the half time Canada team was leading by a margin of 32-19 points. Canada’s raiders Laddi Parasrampur, Ravi Sarai and Tejinder Singh Terry Purewal scored 10, 7 and 6 points respectively whereas its stoppers Daljinder and Sere Malleana got 5 points each. New Zealand’s raider Manjot Singh and Dilawar Singh got 6 & 5 points respectively whereas stopper Sukha Raju clinched 5 points.

In women’s category first battle was between the India and Denmark which was inaugurated by Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Deputy Chief Minister by having introduction with the players. Mr. Parminder Singh Dhindsa was accompanying Deputy Chief Minister. The match was easily won by the Indian women Kabaddi team by an impressive margin of 60-17 points. At the end of first half India team was leading by a margin of 39-5 points. India’s raiders Priyanka and Kulwinder Kaur scored 6 points each whereas Sukhwinder Kaur got 5 points. India’s stoppers Anu Rani, Jatinder Kaur, Mandeep Kaur and Mukhdi were successful in getting 7, 6, 4 & 4 points respectively.